Li Zhaoxing (李肇星)’s exchange with a Taiwanese reporter on democracy

 Catchpic F Ff Ff24327Cc67A3F94F0E09D1A19E523B4 Upload 200703 6 100321559 At the opening ceremony of the CPPCC annual meeting, foreign minister Li Zhaoxing (李肇星) was surrounded by reporters. Here is an exchange between Minister Li and a Taiwanese reporter, as reported on, translated by CDT:

When a reporter asked Minister Li about China’s policy on Taiwan, Li answered: “All policies follow the will of the motherland and will of the people.”

“Do you mean you want them to vote?” a female Taiwanese reporter asked.

Li Zhaoxing (laughing): “This question is a tricky one. The answer is No. No!”

Open popup

Welcome back!

CDT is a non-profit media site, and we need your support. Your contribution will help us provide more translations, breaking news, and other content you love.